Posts Tagged ‘Wifi’

How Safe is Wifi for Kids?

As parents, there are plenty of concerns for our kids. Now, with technology, parents have yet  something else to monitor. Since it’s inception in 1997 wifi has become so mainstream in our society we wonder how we ever lived life without it!  Our kids are growing up with no knowledge of how to use an…

Will the Internet of Things Reshape Modern Homes?

Today more than 6 billion devices are “connected” to the internet. By 2020, the number is expected to reach 20 billion, and the consumer market will make up the bulk of these connected devices. What Is the Internet of Things? The Internet of Things is the concept behind giving everyday devices the ability to send…

Tips to Help Protect Your Kids Online

Do you have young children or grandchildren running around your house from time to time? Young teens? The majority of young children and teens today have a smartphone or a tablet, and they take it with them everywhere they go. Keeping an eye over their shoulder day and night isn’t feasible, but there are ways…

Schools Are Online – Is Your Home Wi-Fi Ready to Handle The Bandwidth?

If you have a child in county middle school or high school, there’s a good chance they have been outfitted with a Google ChromeBook to use during the school year. That means over 65,000 young minds tapping into the interwebs. New Devices Equal Less Bandwidth Additionally, that’s over 65,000 additional devices being plugged into your home Wi-Fi…

Create a Great Vacation Rental Property

With the warmer weather approaching, the busy Rental Season begins!  Have you checked your systems?  Do you need to upgrade your televisions, add Apple TV or Roku and get rid of the ancient VCR no one uses?  We can help get your house ready! Upgrade Your Electronics We are an authorized Sony dealer and can…

What Interferes with WiFi?

1) Neighbors – Your neighbor’s WiFi networks can be one of the biggest problems.  Most WiFi networks operate on a 2.4 GHz band, which generates a lot of traffic that all use the same channel.  This creates a “traffic jam” effect with everyone trying to use the same crowded lanes. 2)  Household Electronics – Some…